WorkSafe Victoria has warned about the dangers of crushing injuries after two deaths and a serious injury in less than a week.
The Stabulon Anti-slip sheets are placed between pallet layers to protect goods from damage and minimise pallet slippage. By holding the pallets in position and minimising movement caused by the vibrations of nearby machinery, the sheets improve stability and safety during the loading, unloading and handling of palletised goods.
The Salvo range of driveaway-prevention products now includes a plug-and-play control panel. The PCB-based, programmable device is multi-voltage and able to power external traffic lights and beacons, simplifying the installation process.
The Safe Loading Access Platform (SLAP) series was designed to put an end to drivers falling from trucks during loading. The platforms are quick and easy to use, light enough for one or two people to move and strong enough to suit busy transport yards.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) welcomed the new heavy vehicle driver fatigue laws in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. They have developed an information kit to help industry bodies with the transition.
Bradken Resources was fined almost $30,000 recently for failing to provide any safe operating instructions before a worker was injured at an Adelaide foundry.
Queensland's Department of Mines and Energy has issued a safety alert after the driver of a Toyota Landcruiser was injured in a collision with a Cat 789 rear dump truck at a mine ramp intersection.
WorkSafe Victoria has replaced the existing foundries Code of Practice No. 2 (1988) with a new Compliance Code for foundries, providing practical guidance to those who have duties or obligations under the OHS Act and regulations.
SafeWork SA is urging construction firms to review their crane safety procedures after a crane was struck by its falling load at a Built Environs construction site in northern Adelaide.
WorkCover NSW has issued a reminder to ensure adequate safety measures are in place when using tower cranes, following an incident where a tower crane dropped its load from a height of 2 metres.
The 2008 Australian Freight Industry Awards were held on 13 September, awarding Toll Auto Logistics with the Australian Best Practice Safety Award for its Flatpack 8-Car vehicle transporter innovation.
JMP’s Speed Humps are made from rubber and their high traction makes them highly visible and durable.